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Oakland County Parks Events Calendar 2014

Posted by Glen LaGrou October 20, 2014 Events, Local Activities

Oakland County Moms has partnered with Oakland County Parks and Recreation to bring you the latest news and info on Oakland County Parks’ events, campground and camping events, waterparks info, free events, concerts, golf lessons and specials, nature programs, dog parks events, seminars, nature programs and more!

OAKLAND COUNTY PARKS EVENTS CALENDAR FOR 2014

OCTOBER OAKLAND COUNTY PARKS AND REC EVENTS AND PROGRAMS

Saturday, October 25, 2014 from 10a-noon & 1p-3p
Independence Oaks County Park (9501 Sashabaw Road, Clarkston, Michigan 48348)
Happy Halloween Hayrides
$6/person. Limited to the first 80 people per session. Pre-registration required. For more information and to register, please contact 248.858.0916.

NOVEMBER OAKLAND COUNTY PARKS AND REC EVENTS AND PROGRAMS

Saturday, November 1, 2014 from 10a-11:30a
Wint Nature Center (inside Independence Oaks County Park 9501 Sashabaw Road, Clarkston, MI)
Birdfeeder Frenzy
Learn the basics of setting up a bird feeding station, as well as common birds that visit area feeders and how to participate in Project Feeder Watch. $2/person. Unless otherwise noted, pre-registration is required by calling 248.858.0916 during regular weekday business hours.

Saturday, November 8, 2014 from 1p-2:45p
Wint Nature Center (inside Independence Oaks County Park 9501 Sashabaw Road, Clarkston, MI)
Tuning Your Tot into Fall
Share quality time with your 3-6 year old at this awardwinning, early childhood program. This autumn session will focus on “My Five Senses.” Indoor and outdoor activities include songs, nature hike, craft, snack and more. Please make other arrangements for siblings. $4/person. Pre-registration with payment required. Call 248-858-0916 weekdays or Wint Nature Center on Saturday.

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 (all day)
Oakland County Parks
Veteran’s Day Guest Appreciation Day
Oakland County Parks has held Appreciation Days at its Day Use parks each year. The free entry into the Day Use parks (Addison Oaks, Highland Oaks, Independence Oaks, Lyon Oaks, Orion Oaks, Red Oaks, and Rose Oaks) affords the patrons to use the park without purchasing a vehicle permit.

Saturday, November 22, 2014 from 8p-10p
Wint Nature Center (inside Independence Oaks County Park 9501 Sashabaw Road, Clarkston, MI)
Fall Star Party
Look up and discover the autumn night sky during this starstudded evening. Oakland Astronomy Club astronomers will bring telescopes for deep sky investigation (weather permitting). Enjoy a naturalist- guided StarLab planetarium show. A star-themed craft and snack will round out the evening. Suitable for school-aged children and adults. $4/person. Pre-registration with payment required. Call 248-858-0916 weekdays or Wint Nature Center on Saturday.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 from 4:30p-7:30p
Oakland County Market (2350 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford, MI 48328)
Holiday Shopping Night
Delight your friends and family with unique holiday gifts, including artisan crafts, jewelry, art, decorations and gift baskets–all while supporting local small businesses. Contact: Market staff at 248-858-5495 or ocmarket@oakgov.com.

For more information on Oakland County Parks events and registration, visit www.DestinationOakland.com.

OAKLAND COUNTY PARKS:

Addison Oaks County Park
1480 West Romeo Road
Leonard, Michigan 48367
248-693-2432

Catalpa Oaks County Park
27725 Greenfield Road
Southfield, Michigan
248-858-0916

Groveland Oaks County Park
14555 Dixie Highway
Holly, Michigan
248-634-9811

Highland Oaks County Park
6555 Milford Road
Highland, Michigan 48442
248-858-0906

Independence Oaks County Park
9501 Sashabaw Road
Clarkston, Michigan 48348
248-625-0877

Lyon Oaks County Park
52221 Pontiac Trail
Wixom, Michigan 48393
248-858-0906

Orion Oaks County Park
2301 Clarkston Road
Lake Orion, Michigan 48360
248-858-0906 or 248-625-0877

Red Oaks Youth Soccer Complex
29601 John R Road
Madison Heights, MI  48071
248-589-2294

Red Oaks Waterpark
1455 East 13 Mile Road
Madison Heights, MI  48071
248-858-0918 or 1-888-OCPARKS

Red Oaks Dog Park
31353 Dequindre
Madison Heights, MI  48071
On Dequindre just North of 13 Mile
248-541-5030 or 1-888-OCPARKS

Rose Oaks County Park
10400 Fish Lake Road
Holly, Michigan 48442
248-858-0906

Springfield Oaks County Park
12451 Andersonville Road
Davisburg, Michigan
248-858-0916

Waterford Oaks County Park, County Market, Greenhouse, Waterpark, Paradise Peninsula Playscape and BMX
2800 Watkins Lake Rd.
Waterford, Michigan 48328
248-858-0916 (Activity Center)
248-858-0906 (Administration Offices)
248-858-0918 (Waterpark)
248-858-0915 (BMX)
248-858-0916 (Lookout Lodge)
248-858-5495 (Oakland County Market)

OAKLAND COUNTY PARKS GOLF COURSES:

Glen Oaks Golf Course
30500 13 Mile Road
Farmington Hills, Michigan
248-851-8356

Lyon Oaks Golf Course
52251 Pontiac Trail
Wixom, MI 48393
248-437-1488

Red Oaks Golf Course
29600 John R
Madison Heights, Michigan
248-541-5030

Springfield Oaks Golf Course
12450 Andersonville Road
Davisburg, MI 48350
248-625-2540

White Lake Oaks Golf Course
991 N Williams Lake Road
White Lake, Michigan 48386
248-693-2700

OAKLAND COUNTY PARKS CAMPGROUNDS:

Addison Oaks Campground
1480 West Romeo Road
Leonard, Michigan 48367
248-693-2432

Groveland Oaks Campground
14555 Dixie Highway
Holly, Michigan
248-634-9811

OAKLAND COUNTY PARKS NATURE CENTER:

Wint Nature Center (inside Independence Oaks County Park)
9501 Sashabaw Road
Clarkston, MI
248-625-6473

OAKLAND COUNTY MARKET

Farmers Market
2350 Pontiac Lake Road
Waterford, MI 48328
248-858-5495
Farmers Market – 6:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
May – December: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday
Year round – Saturday
Flea Market – 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Year-round: Sunday

MOBILE RECREATION
248.858.0916
Unique ‘recreation on wheels’ units are available Memorial Day through Labor Day. Buses, stages, bleachers, and GO Adventures! are available year-round. The units are perfect for  birthday parties, neighborhood events, libraries, schools, day cares, senior centers, summer concert series pre-shows, festivals and events! Units available for 2012 include: GO! (Get Outdoors) Adventures (Fish, Cache, Paddle); Climbing Tower; Retro Games; Inflatables (three packages); Stage; Bleachers; and Buses.

This page is intended to be used as a guide. Oakland County Moms does not endorse these events. Oakland County Moms is not responsible for changes to event descriptions, event times or details being altered without notice or cancellations.

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